(1834 - 1893)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
see his Battle Report
He was a lawyer in Binghamton and Elmira before the War. In May 1861 he was commissioned Captain in the 27th New York Infantry, was promoted to Major, and fought at First Bull Run. In September he was appointed Colonel, and led his Regiment on the Peninsula campaign and at the Seven Days.
On the Campaign
He was in command of the 2nd Brigade of the 1st Division/Sixth (VI) Corps.
The rest of the War
In October 1862 he was appointed Brigadier General of Volunteers, his appointment expired, and he was reappointed in March 1863. He led the 2nd Brigade at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Mine Run. He commanded the 3rd Brigade/1st Division/V Corps at the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, and Appomattox.
After the War
He was US Minister to Sweden and deputy commissioner of pensions under President Grover Cleveland.
11/21/1834; Binghamton, NY
1/14/1893 Baltimore, MD; burial in Arlington National Cemetery , Arlington, Virginia